public realm

Bloor-Annex BIA Announces Parkettes, Streetscape Improvements

Robert Street Parkette Plan, Bloor Annex BIA, DTAH
November 27, 2018 12:52 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
While Bloor Street is transforming before our eyes through major revitalization developments like Mirvish Village, and upcoming ones where it meets Dufferin and Dundas streets, smaller ... read more

Toronto Planning Innovation Celebrated at National Urban Design Awards

October 19, 2018 12:48 pm | by Ryan Debergh | Comments
The National Urban Design Awards were announced yesterday in Ottawa, and two of Toronto’s most innovative public realm plans took home the top honours. The biannual awards program established by ... read more

Reimagining Yonge: Improved Public Realm in North York Centre

Reimaging Yonge, Sheppard, Finch, Yonge, Revitalization, Toronto
May 31, 2016 3:45 pm | by Salena Barry | Comments
Yonge Street is one of Toronto's oldest streets, it is the city's dividing line, a bridge connecting a variety of neighbourhoods and, of course, a major thoroughfare, at one time claimed as the ... read more

Vancouverism Part 5 - Public Realm. A Pedestrian Experience of Design

Melville condos Vancouver
October 12, 2011 11:00 am | by Dumitru Onceanu | Comments
UrbanToronto's Dumitru Onceanu wraps up his five-part survey of Vancouverism - showcasing much of what has been built over the last decade in that city - and asks us to consider what Toronto might ... read more